As we developed our findings, we sought to be aware of areas where the service-learning experience may have fallen short of our goals or instances when the experience may have been miseducative
Montessori conceived her casa dei bambini in response to children living in the demoralizing, miseducative
squalor of an urban tenement district, Rome's San Lorenzo Quarter, whose horrors she describes at some length, much as Waters has described those at Berkeley's King School before its transformation by ESY.
She then discusses populations that have been excluded from education, including women, minorities, and animals, and examines implications such as how education shapes individuals and cultures, that culture is curriculum, and that cultures and educational agents can be miseducative
as well as educative.
Like so many other concepts in education, multiculturalism is a term that has lost its potency because of miseducative
examples that serve to maintain Whiteness as the cultural norm.
What this research finds is that most students in most courses are provided with miseducative
forms of socialization towards cultural diversity.
But Dewey (1938) noted that not all experiences lead to understanding and growth, "Any experience is miseducative
that has the effects of arresting or distorting the growth of further experience" (p.
In case you missed his point, he added that IT personnel were "control freaks" who made "insane, expensive and miseducative